The Effects of Plate Tectonics
The phenomenon and effects of plate tectonics have literally changed the world. This video explains how plate tectonics can form mountains and trigger earthquakes. ( 2:05)
Around the mall
Stories Without Words: Photographing the First Year, Fall 2005
The transition from high school and home to college and a new living environment can be a fascinating and interesting time, made all the more challenging and interesting by being at MIT. More than recording the first semester through a series of snapshots, this freshman seminar will attempt to teach photography as a method of seeing and a tool for better understanding new surroundings. Over the course of the semester, students will develop a body of work through a series of assignments, and then
Texas A&M LINCHPIN Lab Fights Human Disease
Texas A&M University chemist Daniel Romo is using chemical synthesis to kick-start the fight against cancer and other human diseases, one natural product at a time. For more than a decade, he has been squeezing life-saving answers out of marine sponges and other organisms found in nature, synthesizing them in the laboratory to exploit their utility in basic studies of human cell biology and as lead compounds for drug development. Romo serves as director of Texas A&M's Natural Products LINCHPIN L
The Civil War in Four Minutes
A look at how the US map changed during the Civil War. The video is only 1:30 long and gives a close-up of an excellent display at the Lincoln Memorial library and museum. A good introduction to the Civil War.
ISS Update: Weekly Recap for June 4, 2012
The International Space Station Weekly Recap for June 4-8, 2012.
Lawsuit Filed Against Apple Over Siri Technology
SMU Law Professor Meghan Ryan provided expertise for a story by CBS 11 News Dallas about a lawsuit alleging that Apple had overpromised Siri's functionality on the iPhone.
Samenvatten : De bijen vallen als vliegen De leerlingen vatten een krantenartikel samen in een T-schema.
De leerlingen vatten een krantenartikel samen in een T-schema.
Oxygen - Periodic Table of Videos
Our updated Oxygen video features new footage displaying the paramagnetism of liquid oxygen. More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/
Elizabeth Murray “Monet’s Passion” Photography & Garden Lecture
World-renowned author, photographer, painter and garden designer Elizabeth Murray spoke at Eastman House on Monet’s gardens in Giverny, which she helped to restore and has extensively photographed. Elizabeth shares what it was like to work in Giverny in the gardens, and insight into Monet’s life there.
2.086 Numerical Computation for Mechanical Engineers (MIT)
This class introduces elementary programming concepts including variable types, data structures, and flow control. After an introduction to linear algebra and probability, it covers numerical methods relevant to mechanical engineering, including approximation (interpolation, least squares and statistical regression), integration, solution of linear and nonlinear equations, ordinary differential equations, and deterministic and probabilistic approaches. Examples are drawn from mechanical engineer
Abraham Lincoln was plagued by bouts of melancholy and depression throughout his life. In this video clip, learn more about President Abraham Lincoln and his struggles with depression. (2:08)
Ending the Housing Crisis: Should we ever build on the Green Belt? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Tony Burton, Alex Morton, Professor Henry Overman, Professor Anne Power | House prices in Britain remain exceptionally high. We urgently need more housing, but where should we build it? Can we meet our needs by redeveloping existing built up areas? Or does the problem call for more radical solutions. Tony Burton is from Urban Task Force; Alex Morton is from Policy Exchange, Senior Research Fellow for Housing & Planning; Professor Henry Overman is from LSE and Professor Ann Power is f
Where in the world did dinosaurs live?
Fossils of dinosaurs have now been found on every continent, almost everywhere that rocks of Late Triassic, Jurassic, or Cretaceous rocks are exposed on the Earth's surface. Because dinosaurs were (and in the form of birds still are) such a diverse group or animals, they probably lived in nearly every terrestrial environment. Their fossils, be they bones, teeth, or footprints, have been found in Mesozoic rocks that are geologically interpreted to have been deposited in deserts, savannahs, forest
How to Watch the Olympics [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Goldblatt | Seventeen days, 12,000 athletes, 29 sports, 302 gold medals: this event will be your personal trainer for the back stories and culture of the modern Olympics. David Goldblatt is a writer, broadcaster and teacher. He is author of The Ball is Round: a global history of football and, with Johnny Acton, How to Watch the Olympics. Simon Glendinning is a reader in European philosophy in the European Institute, LSE and director of the Forum for European Philosophy.
VU Chorale- It's Go Time
The Valparaiso University Chorale is among the top Lutheran collegiate choirs in the United States, upholding the highest standard of choral art through performance of the greatest choral literature of all eras. The Chorale has served four residencies at the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig — the only collegiate American choir to enjoy such a strong relationship with the church of Johann Sebastian Bach. Under the direction of Dr. Christopher M. Cock, this 48-voice ensemble maintains an active a